3 community and cultural events to check out in Dallas this week

Looking to get out into the community this week?

From getting to know a local church community to experiencing a private tour of the Dallas Holocaust Museum, there's plenty to do when it comes to community and cultural events coming up in Dallas this week. Read on for a rundown.

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Vision Night at Friendship-West Baptist Church

Join Pastor Frederick Douglass Haynes, III and the staff at Friendship-West Baptist Church for a rejuvenating presentation on the congregation's direction for 2019.

When: Wednesday, Jan. 9, 7-8:30 p.m.
Where: Friendship-West Baptist Church, 2020 W. Wheatland Road
Price: Free

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Free Art Talk with Rudolph Castro

This Saturday, activist artist Rudolph Castro will offer a free discussion of his recent project that spanned three countries in South America.

Castro toured Argentina, Chile and Paraguay to learn from families who have been impacted by military regimes between 1960 and 1990. Castro will be joined by Rolando Diaz, a Cuban artist based in Dallas, and Giovanni Valderas, visual artist and assistant director at Kirk Hopper Fine Art. The three will discuss the intersection of art and politics.

When: Saturday, Jan. 12, 2-3:30 p.m.
Where: Mercado369, 369 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Price: Free

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Dallas Holocaust Museum Tour 

Jewish teenagers are invited to learn about their history with a private tour of the Dallas Holocaust Museum. The tour will include the Anne Frank exhibit "Let Me Be Myself," along with a virtual reality element. Following the tour, a Holocaust survivor will share his story. 

When: Sunday, Jan. 13, 2-4 p.m.
Where: Dallas Holocaust Museum, 211 N. Record St., #100
Price: Free

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